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. >>> breaking news on the obama care website. published reports say the white house is ready to let americans bail on healthcare.gov. go instead directly to the private insurance companies to sign up for coverage. that would reportedly include people who qualify for government subsidies. well, wait a minute. isn't going to insurance companies to get your insurance the old-fashioned way? who needs obama care in the first place? and how about this for an obama care fix. what about a total repeal? even "the new york times" reminded us today of the catastrophic medicare repeal back in 1989. might history be repeating itself? this as democratic leaders like nancy pelosi insist all is well. president obama himself about to rally his most ardent supporters and ask them to stand by the very troubled health care law. >>> and the dow crosses the 16,000 mark for the first time, but then retreats. and the debate continues over whether this rally is a bubble. those stories and much more coming up on "the kudlow report," beginning right now. welcome to "the kudlow report." we're live at p.m. on the east co
'm megyn kelly. just last week as president obama was claiming that he was sincere but mistaken in his repeated promises that if you liked your health care plan you could keep it under obama care, top attorneys in his justice department were telling ale federal court something very different. first, here is the president last week. >> there is no doubt that the way i put that forward unequivocally ended up not being accurate. it was not because of my intention not to deliver on that commitment and that promise. we put a grandfather clause into the law but it was insufficient. >> got that? he intended to deliver on his promise with the grandfather clause, but the clause proved insufficient. he stressed that the only people affected by the broken promise were those on the small 5% of the public individual market. tr group health care plan. as it turns out, oas the president offered those excuses to you his administration was arguing something different to a federal court saying, i quote, we'll put up the graphic in a moment. in a moment. the control room says it has a misspelling so we'l
>>> hello, everyone. it's 5:00 in new york city and this is the five. president obama just wrapped up an interview that we'll tell you about in a hospital. when the president started to realize the rollout would be a big problem, he tried to convince americans that we would be better off under his plan. he tried to find success stories like this. >> i recently received a letter from a woman named jessica sanford in washington state. here's what she wrote. i am a single mom. no child support. self-employed. and i haven't had insurance for 15 years because it's too expensive. i was crying the other day when i signed up, so much stress lifted. >> but that single mom's excitement quickly turned to disappointment. jessica has learned the affordable care act won't be affordable for her after all. >> it was a huge disappointment and especially since i had -- my story had been shared by the president, i felt like -- i just felt really embarrassed that he had quoted my story and then come to find that the washington health plan finder, the website here in our state, had grossly m miscalcula
out in seattle. let me start with the job at hand. if you're president obama and want his presidency to proceed, what's the best way to gain control? get back on the side of americans that want to make life better with a better health care plan, a growing economy with progressive values. you focus on those who want those things opposed to those who like things the way they have been. you get people to choose not on a day to day but the big differences that separate obama from his right wing critics. and you build a team to sell it just as you must build a better team to govern this country starting with the execution of the affordable care act which puts accountability and transparency first. howard fineman is director for "the huffington post" media group and david corn from mother jones. howard, it's great to have you on and an important question. talk about the big picture president obama has been able to speak to the american people and tell a story. explain where we're headed and where we'd like to go and what we're up against and who we're up against. how does he do that starti
as documents show the administration was warned yet aden back in march that the obama care website was not ready for prime time. did the president know about this? >> bad news for the president in a couple of polls today? >> you are right. his approval rating never so low. in an abc washington post poll. most say the government shouldn't been involved with health care. most blame those numbers on the troubled roll out of healthcare.gov. press secretary saying the information is secure. >> when consumers fill out their online applications they can trust that the information that they are providing is protected by security standards. testing happens on an on going basis using best practices to safeguard personal information. the healthcare.gov website has been determined to beco complia. >> gretchen? >> i can imagine republicans have something to say about these polls. what has the reaction been? >> the polls mirror their own scep ti sim. lawmakers asking why the president wasn't briefed on the situation and given the efforts to make good on his promise if you like your health insura
that's it for me. crossfire starts right now. >>> tonight, on crossfire, president obama's second term blues. new poll numbers and record lows. his judicial nominees, blocked. his signature achievement in intensive care. >> nobody in this town's doing technically we particularly well at the moment when it comes to the opinions of the american people. >>> how does the president come back. can president obama save his second term agenda? and can republicans resist the temptation to self-destrukt? tonight on crossfire. >>> i'm s.e. cupp on the right. >> and i am van jones on the left. look, i know everybody is all hyperfocused on obama care and obama's bad poll numbers, but we'll get to that, but, you know what? there's a deeper story here, and i think we're missing it. president obama this afternoon highlighted his achievements on the economy, and they're actually, surprisingly, good. stocks, that means your retirement accounts, way, way up. near all-time highs. unemployment, down. american energy production, which nobody's talking about, up, which means gas prices down. now remembe
and maybe even many cases because he is african-american. >> oprah winfrey defending president obama using the race card. why is she doing this? and is it harmful to mr. obama's cause? >> i think in this would have happened in the private sector somebody would have lost their job. >> unbefore the president's biggest critics these days is robert gibbs. brit hume has some thoughts on that. >> charles krauthammer on why american workers are not making much money why while the wealthy continue to prosper. also tonight george zimmerman arrested in florida. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ >>> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. oprah winfrey defending president obama using the race card that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. last week, ms. wintry promoting her film the butler in great britain was interviewed by the bbc. >> has it ever crossed your mind that some the treatment that obama and the challenges he has faced and some of the reporting he has received is because he is an african-american? >> has
and applause) nation, like all of you, i have enjoyed watching obama's signature piece of legislation unravel like a loose burrito in a backpack. (laughter) i do not think there has been a time in american history when a president got this unpopular this fast-- other than that one time. >> president obama's predicament has prompted comparisons with where president bush was at this point in his presidency and the aftermath of hurricane katrina. >> is this obama's political katrina? >> stephen: yes, it's exactly like katrina but, of course, there's one thing you can't say to president obama! >> brownie, you're doing a heck of a job. (audience reacts). (laughter) oh, oh, oh, that is just wrong. because he's not doing a heck of a job. the point is, obama couldn't make health care work, so his legacy is now set-- bad at using technology to extend life, good at using technology to end it. (audience reacts) and this failure goes beyond the web site, folks. remember, the president repeatedly said "if you like your plan, you can keep it." but now millions of plans are being canceled. so last week, the
's role in housing crisis. talks continue in geneva, and today president obama brief key members of the in the, and some u.s. lawmakers are pushing for tougher sanctions against iran. >>> 23 people were killed in suicide attacks. al-qaeda said it was behind the blast. rescuers are still digging through the devastation in illinois as dozens of neighborhoods are leveled by tornadoes. eight people were killed early this week and hundreds of thousands are still without power. an investigation into a deadly attack in the home of a virginia state senator who was injured this morning. hihis son was found dead. >> those are your headlines inside story is next. >> president obama has got a bad case of the aca blues. the prospects for changing the tune and the tone in his second term. that's the "inside story." >> hello, i'm ray suarez. more than three years more than a thousand daze left in the obama presidency. despite the wobbly roll out of the affordable care act its way, way too early to predict how it will all turn out. but a new poll in the "washington post" said 70% of americans no
whether you should sign up for obama care, given your personal situation and what's important to you. so, you take the quiz. you tell them whether or not you are a person who "likes having choices when selecting a physician or a hospital." well, do you? also, are you comfortable regularly updating the government on your health and on your financial challenges? no matter how you answer any of the questions on the website, no matter what you say, the advice you get from the website is advice like this -- don't do it. you would benefit from staying put. do not sign up for this obama care thing, no matter what. knowthefactsalaska.org is one of two new websites in alaska that both started this month on the same day in practically the same internet breath. they looked the same, went up at the same time, both have the same mysterious no contact information, where did you come from. but where the knowthefacts website tries to talk you out of signing up for health insurance, the other one, the other antihealth reform website, that one up at the exact same time also for alaska, it drops the subtle
. >> the left doubles down on the obama care lies. >> the fact is it doesn't matter what we're saying here. what matters is what happens at the kitchen table of the american people. >> did oprah oprah winfrey use the race card. >> i think there's a disrespect for the office that occurs because he's african-american. >> hi warned us about the sdi dangers of obama care in 2009. four years later, his prophesy is now sadly being fulfilled. >> but the reality is it hasn't worked. it has made people iller. >> and the antics of alec baldwin all coming up right here and right now. welcome to "hannity" scott walker is going to be here to respond to reports that a special prosecutor is targeting and harassing his allies. and exclusive interview that you can not afford to miss. but first, things are going from bad to worse for the administration. there appears to be no end in sight when it comes to the president's disastrous health care law. part of the problem is they're trying to defend what is indefensible. this is what house minority leader nancy pelosi said over the weekend when confronted with her fa
. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> welcome to "ac360 later." oprah winfrey says that president obama is being disrespected because of the color of his skin. agree or disagree? we'll take her up on that. and the cheney family feud over same-sex marriage and alec baldwin's eruption. we start with toronto's crack smoking mayor, rob ford. tonight another day of antics including storming through the city council chamber, the council stripped him of most of his powers this afternoon. he calls it a coupe dethat. here's the answer he got. >> no, no, i didn't say that. you're wrong. you're wrong. they said do you smoke crack and are you a crack addict? >> no. have i? yes, i have. so that's -- i didn't lie. i don't smoke crack. i haven't smoked crack in over a year. >> that's semantics. >> joining us tonight, andrew sullivan. anna th anna navarro. and robin, the rob ford we saw in that interview is that the rob ford you know so well? >> you are getting a chance to see vintage rob ford. after he was elected mayor he calmed down. his temper was even keel and in contrast to his ten years as a cou
a low point this is in barack obama's presidency. hard to overstate but not impossible. >> president obama now finds himself compared to president george w. bush as in the problems with the health care plan have become president obama's katrina. >> is this obama's katrina moment. >> president obama's katrina moment. [ laughter ] >> jon: hurricane katrina? i believe we've all seen the damning photos of presidential flyover surviving the human suffering of the healthcare.gov web site from a safe distance. i'm not trying to polish the dot terd that is healthcare.gov but comparing the government abdication of responsibility during hurricane katrina, death of hundreds of people, the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people to a bleeb (bleep) web site is offensive apparently to the people in charge during hurricane katrina. >> katrina was a real after but we also had jurisdictional challenges because we had a mayor. we had a governor of louisiana that was a challenge to work with. >> that is andy card saying it's not fair to president bush to compare the healthcare.gov rollout to k
% and one is 45%. that is where he has been most of the time. >> he is doing better than obama. >> for a mayor of toronto it should be higher. when he was elected he was at 60%. they haven't moved a lot with the crack allegations. >> robin thank you very much. bizarre and fascinating interview to watch. >>> coming up next, oprah winfrey started a conversation about president obama and whether he is being disrespected because of his race. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] what if a small company became big business overnight? ♪ like, really big... then expanded? ♪ or their new product tanked? ♪ or not? what if they embrace new technology instead? ♪ imagine a company's future with the future of trading. company profile. a research tool on thinkorswim. from td ameritrade. a r♪ hooking up the countrywim. whelping business run ♪ ♪ build! we're investing big to keep our country in the lead. ♪ load! we keep moving to deliver what you need. and that means growth, lots of cargo going all around the globe. cars and parts, fuel and steel, peas and rice, hey that's ni
president obama's policies are struggling - racism. has the first black president been unfairly targeted or is harsh criticism a relating all presidents face. >> and a launch to mars. >> i'm antonio mora, welcome to "consider this," we begin with communities recovering from killer storms - overseas, in the philippines and the midwest. where people struggle to restart their lives after the farm belt was battered. the skies cleared, tornados killed six people in illinois, two in michigan, injured hundreds in 12 states, leaving tens of thousands homeless or without power. here is what it looked like as the twisters descended on the mid west. >> our father who art in heaven. >> all we could hear was glass shattering. >> when we came out it was gone. >> warning. >> the game will be suspended. >> i'm hearing things, we may need to take shelter overseas. >> we do. >> looks like a bomb went off there. >> those are our two vehicles sitting in the field over there, one of which was inside a garage. >> i'm a little sore, beat up, in shock of all that is happening. i really don't know where to go fr
tonight. >> thank you. >> thank you. >>> coming up, these obama care haters are using words like radical and impeachment today. but we have news. the tea party george washington doesn't want you to see. >>> and the right winger that once told president obama to quote, put down the koran or put the koran down and come out with his hands up, he's at it again today. >>> plus more evidence of record inequality in america. yet republicans are still trying to cut from the poor. >>> and much more on george zimmerman. look at the transformation. who is he? a psychologist tablgs us inside the mind of george zimmerman. stay with us. [ coughs, sneezes ] i have a big meeting when we land, but i am so stuffed up, i can't rest. [ male announcer ] nyquil cold and flu liquid gels don't unstuff your nose. they don't? alka seltzer plus night fights your worst cold symptoms, plus has a decongestant. [ inhales deeply ] oh. what a relief it is. >>> tonight a huge victory by the obama administration against one of big banks behind the financial meltdown. barney franks is here on that next. mom? come in here.
a problem. on election night, 2012, little refresher course here. president obama said he wanted to address it. >> i want to thank every american who participated in this election. whether you voted for the very first time or waited in line for a very, very long time. by the way, we have to fix that. >> well, i'll tell you one thing. the republicans heard what president obama said. because they're not going to let anybody fix it. they want it just like that. and here's the guy in the center of it all in the estate of ohio. here's your moderate. we'll find out. you know, we are in the middle of this health care fight in america right now. and there may be some liberals out there who are getting weak-kneed in the middle of this. let me tell you something. this is a classic exactly example of how the republicans never give up. they don't care what time of year it is, they don't care what the climate is. they are going to do what they have to do. it's like they have this attitude. we have as much time as our opponent to get ready for the next election. that's basically the way they operate. and
conditions and it costs you a lot of money as an insurer, obama care will pay you on the backside of it. we didn't know it was even in there. we found out this weekend that's in there. now they're talking about the -- the administration's talking about going around the website now. now, you can probably go at some point directly to the insurers which you and i talked about in the green room. >> that's what we wanted to do, too. >> you said 5 million now. the upside of more people losing their health insurance is much lower than the number who are going to get health insurance. >> incorrect. >> not according to the congressional budget office. so risk corridor. only in washington can they come up with language like that. >> it sounds like a stallone movie, "risk corridor." >> the government gets you coming and going. if you are a citizen and you sign up, you probably will qualify for a subsidy. and then if you are a business and you're having a hard time meeting those demands, then you also can get mope from the government. so at this point, isn't the government going to try and take everyth
behind the decline is of course obama care. 63% disapprove of how he handled the rollout and 57% oppose the entire law. that is up 8 points in just four weeks. but more people enrolling on healthcare.gov. october's numbers are already doubled this month but they are still far off their goal of 3 million enrolled by the end of year. a political writer says democrats can't -- obama care bears the president's name but it's a democratic party creation full stop. if democrats help republicans obliterate it it will be an enormous admission of governing incompetence. if i'm accurately representing your argument, you're basically saying democrats are stuck with obama care, they may as well embrace it. they are not going to be inflated by things by voting for the upton bill and other full repeal for that matter, which is a sentiment i agree with. but i looked at some research into democrats who voted for and those who voted against the health care law originally back in 2009, and those who voted against health reform did have some inflation or more likely to win re-election. so is it a reasonabl
, is promoting it now in the sunshine state, as the political storms intesify for her and president obama back in washington. >> the administration is about to jump back into talks with iran over it's nuclear program. and at this hour, the president is briefing key senators on the contours of a potential deal. >> and some tornado victims in illinois are returning to their homes for the first time, and they are finding something money can't buy. ♪ >> there is new evidence today that president obama has now reached the lowest point of his presidency so far. the washington post and abc news just released a new opinion poll showing that approval for mr. obama has dropped to 42 percent. that's the lowest number he's had in office. the president's disapproval rating has jumped up to 55%, the highest number he has had. the fall-off in support for president obama has been fueled by the rollout problems for the new health care law. fifty seven percent of those surveyed now oppose the measure, that's a record high. law, a record low. frightens the white house the most. almost four in ten americans say
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the record" right now. >>> now, where i went to school 80% was a c. that's what the obama administration is shoeing for, a c? well, they may be lucky they are only answering to the american people and not those nuns. >> the regime's goal is to see 80% of users able to complete their enrollment process by november 30th. >> i think the way to look at that figure is that of, say, 10 who go on the system, roughly two won't get through. >> this thing is failing but this is failing much faster than they expected. >> if the regime today acknowledged a willingness to accept 20% failure rate. >> but, again, the measure will be how many more people can sign up. >> it's beyond the web site. when the web site gets fixed, i think americans are going to be shocked to see there is still a problem. >> they will have to slog it through and fix the web site. >> we will not have a perfect web site as is the case with all complex web sites. >> imagine if a private sector business tried to get away with that. but the regime wants us to sing their praises. over a failure rate that's only 20%. >> i think they
obama's bff's robert gibbs says heads should roll. whose head? who should get fired. republican senator mike leach. nice to see you. >> thank you. >> robert gibbs thinks head should symbolically roll. >> interesting. also interesting to note in this administration about the only ones who do get fired are those who dare to publicly criticize the administration. >> you are talking to the insurance commissioner in washington, d.c. wild idea fix. out the door. fired. >> that's right. much more important question rather than who should get fired and extract a pound of flesh. help people who have been harmed by obama care. people who have lost their jobs or healthcare because of this law. that's where we ought to be focused. >> what do you make of the 80% figure? is that low expectations so that if the white house fixes it so that we are up to 8 a% that you can declare victory on november 30th? or are they drawing another lynn in the sand giving more trouble because we have such high expectations. they told us it would be fixed by november 30th. are they now telling us 80% are they telling us
2016. >> we're three years away from the presidential election. i feel badly for president obama, he just won a year ago. so, who's next. >> plus the president's approval numbers at an all time low, whether he can recover before next year's mid-term election. how naughty was he? oh boy... [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues... with three strains of good bacteria. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. >>> today our nbc news first read team puts it this way. they call it particularly interesting comment about president obama from new jersey governor chris christie, also a potential 2016 presidential contender. the governor fresh from his landslide win spoke before the wall street journal ceo council in washington last night. >> we're three years away from the presidential election. in this sense i feel badly for president obama, he just won a year ago and everybody is like, who's next? there i
-old trayvon martin. >>> in washington there is fresh evidence of fallout from the bumpy rollout of obama care. president obama's approval rating has fallen to 42% in a new poll. one of the lowest points of his presidency. that's down six points in just a month and 13 points since the start of his second term. mr. obama is taking a hit personally, more than half of americans say he isn't a strong leader and exactly half find him dishonest and untrustworthy. all of this harkens back to promises you can keep your health plan if you liked it and other problems with obama care. a law 57% of americans now oppose. >>> i want to give an update on that rare and deadly strain of meningitis at princeton university. this morning the school said it will make a vaccine available on campus. it has not been officially approved in the u.s. for use. the university said it's a move to stop the spread of the disease. seven cases have been confirmed since march. >>> now let's get the latest in sports from richard lui. good morning to you, richard. >> good morning. monday night football, you got your monday's wort
believes president obama's option is the best for the economy. here's a look. >> so what are we going to do on the day that congress has successfully kicked the can down the road a few months. are you saying we're not going to have another experience like we had in october? >> i think if you look at the things republican leaders have said since october, it was clear this was not a good experience, either for the country or for them politically. i know the right answer. the right answer is they should extend the debt limit and have no sense of crisis at all. i hope that will happen. they said september 7 is the date the debt limit expires. we do have extraordinary measures about a month after that. they have some time. i hope when they resolve the budget when they start moving forward, they just do the debt limit in a businesslike way and kind of give some certainty to the u.s. and global economy. that would be the right thing to do. >> everybody is looking for some kind of longer term kind of sustainable budget arrangement. we'll hear from paul ryan later this afternoon. what in your view w
new sanctions and tougher sanctions that the obama administration is warning could derail the whole talks. the plan from republicans was to push them on the bill. on friday, leadership aides were suggesting there would not be time to finish the defense bill and have a vote on the sanctions. david bidder who held up the bill on last week over his obamacare mms says reid was trying to turn him into a scapegoat in saying there would not be enough time. >> another issue is sexual assault in the military. who is leading the effort, and how is it expected to be handled during the debate. a very vocal issue. democrats on both sides that are leading the charge. kristin angela brandt is leading a proposal that would push the issue of prosecuting cases outside the chain of command. the measure has ordered a seven senators, including ted cruz and rand paul, as well as most women's democrat in the senate. it is opposed by senate mccaskill and leaders of the senate armed services committee. it is really one of those debates that is not falling along party lines. what are the other issues that co
lead." in national news, president obama's judicial nominees, please take your seats on the bench and when i say bench, i mean you're not getting into the game. if we were to compare the obama white house to an nfl team, i think even many democrats would have to agree it's been on a jacksonville jaguars type losing streak recently. the administration wants its draft picks to play and by draft picks i mean its nominees for the d.c. district appeals court but senate republicans for the third time in as many weeks have blocked an obama nominee to that court which is considered the second most powerful in the country. republicans want to keep the current balance on the court, four judges appointed by a democrat, four judges appointed by a republican. unfair, cry the democrats, whom we should note filibustered several of president george w. bush's nominees back in the first half. republicans say they are doing it because they want to organize the judiciary. d.c. has too many judges on the bench, they say. some democrats want to change the senate rules to require only a simple majority
secretary hank paul son and former obama administration senior adviser david axelrod took part in this event hosted by the university of chicago paulson institute. it's just under an hour. ♪ >> so i have been keeping a list of my top favorite lines from today's talk. i'm sure you all have your own but here's my best attempt at david letterman. number three, if we wanted tarp to be popular, we shouldn't have made it a four-letter word. number two goes to barney frank. things would have been a lot worse without me. and number one has to go to larry summers. anyone who speaks with complete confidence about things is a complete fool. so there have been no shortage of people speaking their minds today. hank, i wanted to start with you. what did you hear that made your blood boil? or what would you like to add to? >> right. because you know, my blood doesn't boil. that happened, you know, three or four years ago and five years ago. but the one thing i'd like to add to were a couple comments made about capital that were related. larry summers saying it was obvious the banks were undercapitalized,
tonight about how much the obama administration knew of the disaster for its health care exchanges and how far back the sirens were blaring. we have fox team coverage here tonight. peter on why the website is is a gold mine for hackers. we begin with capitol hill tonight on early warnings on the crash. >> health and human services officials had a six-month warning, health care.gov was in trouble and they could not fix it. >> they stayed the course, repeating the claims that it was well and on track right up until the mess that launched on october 1. >> last spring, administration officials were warned by an outside consulting firm that there was serious concerns about the website, -- no single decision maker with power. kathleen sebelius and others were the officials briefed on the consulting firm's red flags. >> two weeks before she testified before this committee, secretary sebelius was present in a meeting where experts identified significant threats in risks launching the site on october 1st. >> and upton said that sebelius's up beat testimony in april did not match what was happening
house doing anything kit to get people signed up for obama care. yesterday press secretary jay carney telling reporters the administration is working directly with insurance companies toby pass the program's flawed website but according to politico the problems with healthercare.gov go back to the early months of spring. administration officials received a report highlighting six flaws of the website including not having clearly identified needs, not defining success, relying too heavily on contractors and not providing enough time to properly test the system. last night during a conference call with organizing for action, president obama leaned on some 200,000 grass root supporters suggesting they make this holiday season political saying in part quote we have to remember the conversations that we've got around the dinner table. when we're talking to co-workers at christmas parties and when we're out in our communities, our churches, our synagogue, all our places of worship. now is the time to remind people that we've got make sure that everybody takes advantage of the opportunity to
'llk at the misconceptions of the speech and the decisions that live to this day. >> president obama woke up this morning to a front page story in the "washington post" highligh highlighting the evidence that his presidency has reached a new low. the latest "washington post" abc poll shows that president obama's approval rating is at the lowest approval rating the president has had in office. the president's disapproval ra rating is the highest figure. 57% of those surveyed oppose the law that is a record high just 40% support t and that's a record low. here is a breakdown that frightness the white house the most, four in ten americans say they're more likely to oppose a politician who backs the legislation while just over a fifth said they would be likely to support a person. democrats fear the party could take a pounding in next year's midterm elections thanks to obamacare. democrats are joining republicans in demanding changes to the law. last night joe biden tried to soothe the democrats in houston by using divine intervention and mentioning it in the healthcare website. he said, the truth is we'll f
that the justice department argued in court millions would lose their coverage even before president obama apologized for telling americans they could keep their insurance plans and doctors if they like them. even under the obama administration it is projected that more group health plans will transition to their requirements under the regulations as time goes on. as a result of that many people are commenting now that the obama administration knew the healthcare coverages or people could lose their insurance. andrew mccarthy is weighing in on that. >> the word they use is transition. they don't say cancel. they say lose your coverage which means you won't have the same coverage you have now. >> we are not breaking up we are transitioning into relationships that have nothing to do with one another. >> a lot of semantics. the subcommittee as a hearing on the security of the healthca healthcare.gov. you can be sure the investigation will be continuous. who knew what when. president obama is not attending today's 150th anniversary event of the gettysburg address a historic speech delivered by
liberal. he loves obama. >> reporter: counselor doug ford invited us here. and when his little brother showed up, we saw why. almost everyone was thrilled to see him. >> reporter: but do you realize how you're perceived around the rest of the country? >> they can make fun of me. they can laugh al at me all they want. these people don't know rob ford. i was born and raised here. >> reporter: why did you decide to finally admit that you had smoked crack? >> i'm not going to run around and be phony and be blackmailed. you don't trust what the toronto star -- i was sick of all of the allegations and all the [ bleep ]. excuse my words. that's all it is. i drank too much. i smoke some crack sometimes. what can i say? i made a mistake. i'm human. >> reporter: can't you see why some would question your judgment? >> just lie about it? just hi just hide? >> reporter: that would you do it in the first place. >> they said do you smoke crack and are you a crack addict? no, i'm not a crack addict. have i? yes, i have. i haven't smoked crack in over a year. >> reporter: that's semantics. >> typical m
is an urgent president obama and myself and we know that we are one of the largest contributors to the problem. there are 20 nations that contribute over 90% of the problem. that is why president obama unveiled the new climate action plan to drive more aggressive to mystic policy on climate change than ever before and the good news is the agenda he has put together is one specifically designed to be done by administrative order so you do not have to wait for congress to act. >> coming up, the conversation with lyrical house reporter cal cheney. and a look at health care price caps. streamline theo way the pentagon does business. the senate foreign relations had the response to the typhoon that hit earlier this month. officials will testify tomorrow morning live it 10:30 a.m. eastern on c-span three. law enforcement and regulatory officials will take questions about digital currencies such as the bitcoin. live coverage at 330 a.m. eastern also on c-span3. >> every weekend since 1998, book tv has brought you the top nonfiction authors including hannah rosen. quick thinking recently women's ident
about obama care and a lot of people don't understand why they need obama care of a president in washington, d.c. i don't know if you know about this or not, but i wanted you to respond about the plan and if you know anything about the plan that obama have called obama care. thank you. >> did you wish to respond to that, mr. haskell? >> okay. >> any other public comment in ? all right then. thank you. moving on to agenda item number 8 which is assistive technology reclaiming independence in the community and the presentation will be given but councilmember derek czar zarda our very own. >> control room if you want to go ahead and put on the powerpoint presentation at the very beginning that would be fine. thank you. >> good afternoon counsel. my name is derek zarda i'm also besides being a councilmember an assistive technology coordinate at the center for independent living in san francisco i'm here to talk to you about assistive technology what it is and its role. but first i'd like to talk a little bit about what our center is about. so independent living resource cen
between the obama administration officials that set the stage for a congressional hearing. house republicans believe those officials knew the website was very likely to crash. they brought out a new business consultant. bill: the hearing live on the hill starting our coverage here. who knew what and when. >> reporter: a private consulting team warned white house and health and human services officials last string there would be trouble with the healthcare.gov rollout. the project relied too much on outside contractors and there was no clear definition of success. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius and white house chief technology officer todd park were among those briefed about the website and april 4. april 5 at the eisenhower executive office building, a meeting was held inside the white house. two weeks after sebelius was briefed she tried the reassure congress. >> we have the federal house on track and on time. we are moving ahead with marketplaces we'll be individually responsible for and we are working closely with our partners on their timetables for the
>> okay. we ready? >> morning, everyone. >> man! >> rough couple weeks for president barack obama. >> obama care is wrong, it's a failu failure. >> we hate to say we told you so. we all look like geniuses now. >> today the president makes his case to a room of ceos. >> he's not backing down. i don't think he can back down. >> the republicans have a one-note agenda. >> trying to protect the american people from this awful law. >> that's all they want to focus on right now. >> the american people are very, very worried. moms and dads are worried, and they're worried -- >> give congress a gigantic paper bag, breathe n breathe out. >> these next two months are perhaps the president's last shot at getting things right. >> this weekend, he was booed out of basketball games. >> give some perspective. this is how a crowd greeted the crack-smoking train wreck of a mayor in toronto on saturday. ♪ >> good tuesday afternoon to you. and we begin with the president on the hot seat, bringing pennsylvania avenue to wall street and taking questions in a forum hosted by the "wall street journal."
obama is pushing state insurance commissioners and insurance companies to offer the very same plans that they canceled to comply with obamacare. joining us now, georgia state insurance commissioner ralph hudgins. it is good to have you with us. let me start with 400,000 folks and is it your judgment that it simply will not work in your state? >> lou dobbs, thank you so much for having me tonight. i think that this is a political stunt that the president, you know, he has had a long list of, i don't know about that, i read it in the newspaper, or don't blame me, and this is a don't blame me situation. he has ordered insurance companies to prepare for the rollout of obamacare on january january 1, and now he gives us 31 days with insurance companies 31 days to undo that and go back and this includes the georgians that are covered with the individual policy. they sent out letters that said that january 1, the policy you now hold cannot be renewed. so if you want to renew it in december, renewed in december for the month of october, 536 georgians were able to get through all of the hoop
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